Eli A. Troyer
Walhonding – Deacon Eli A. Troyer, age 72, died January 5, 2023 in his home after an extended illness.
He was born April 8, 1950 to the late Andrew D. and Clara J. (Yoder) Troyer. On April 6, 1972 he married Katie L. Hershberger. He was a member of the Old Order Amish.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, John (Mattie) Troyer of the home, Henry (Barbara) Troyer, Andy (Edna) Troyer, Levi (Laura) Troyer, Eli (Ruth) Troyer, David (Mattie) Troyer, Alvin (Netty) Troyer, Raymond (Susie) Troyer, Anna (David) Raber, Clara (Noah) Raber, and Katie Raber; 83 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren; brothers, Henry (Mattie) Troyer of Fredericktown, Davey (Fannie) Troyer of Hillsboro, and John (Elizabeth) Troyer of Howard; sisters, Ella (John) Hershberger of Howard, and Clara (Mosie) Hostetler of Conowanga, NY; brother-in-law, Dan (Ada) Hostetler of Conowanga, NY; sisters-in-law, Edna Troyer, and Mary Troyer of Howard.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Andy and Alvin Troyer; a sister, Mary Hostetler; and a grandson, Eli R. Troyer.
Funeral Services will take place at the residence, 28582 New Castle Rd. Walhonding, OH 43843, at 9:00 a.m. Sunday January 8. Bishop Ammon Raber will officiate. Burial will be in the Troyer Cemetery on Wharton Lane in Butler Township. Family and friends may call any time. The Fischer Funeral Home is assisting the family.